Tag: brighid

Preparing for Rebirth in a Time of Limbo

November is the in-between time. It’s not fall, not winter. It’s not the time of the dead, yet not the time of renewal. It’s a spot of limbo in my calendar year. The main days of Samhain season — the season of the dead, of […]

At the Heart(h) of it All by Sage Ambue

I have recently begun thinking about my personal religious expression in terms of “devotional hearthcraft.” This phrase borrows from both devotional Paganism/polytheism, specifically my devotion for Brighid, and hearthcraft, a term I believe was first coined by Arin Murphy-Hiscock in her book The Way of the […]

My Great Pagan Roadtrip by Sage Ambue

[content warning: brief mention of mental health medication] Ostara, 2007. I was a junior in high school, living in a very small, very conservative town in the Blue Ridge Mountains. I was grappling with a growing sense of self that seemed at odds with the […]